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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
354 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE BALTIMORE MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/25/1960
                        04/23/1960
                        04/20/1941
 LOW               20   04/04/1965
HIGHEST            86   04/26        85       1
LOWEST             24   04/06        29      -5
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.8              64.6     1.2     66.1
AVG. MINIMUM     42.1              42.7    -0.6     43.0
MEAN             54.0              53.7     0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               2.8     1.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.70   1889
 MINIMUM         0.39   1985
TOTALS           1.31              3.19   -1.88     4.30
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.11   -0.07
DAYS >= .01        11              10.8     0.2
DAYS >= .10         5               6.3    -1.3
DAYS >= .50         0               2.4    -2.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   04/07 TO 04/07
                        04/06 TO 04/07
                        04/07 TO 04/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.4   1924
TOTALS              T                 T     0.0
SINCE 7/1        35.1              20.1    15.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.1     1.9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     344               354     -10      310
 SINCE 7/1       3825              4615    -790     4902
COOLING TOTAL      23                13      10        5
 SINCE 1/1         27                14      13        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/290    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/290    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

BALTIMORE MD...BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS NEAR NORMAL. MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL.

THIS WAS THE DRIEST APRIL SINCE 1985.

A RECORD DAILY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 62 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
1ST...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 59 SET IN 1998.

A RECORD DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE OF 24 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
6TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 26 SET IN 1898.

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